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  • Ralphs parent Kroger to buy Harris Teeter for $2.5 billion

    Ralphs parent Kroger to buy Harris Teeter for $2.5 billion
    Kroger Co., the Cincinnati-based grocery giant that owns chains such as Ralphs and Food 4 Less, is heading for Wal-Mart territory with its $2.5-billion purchase of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. Taking over the Matthews, N.C., company and its 212...
  • Wal-Mart, Kroger said to be bidding for Twinkies maker Hostess

    Wal-Mart, Kroger said to be bidding for Twinkies maker Hostess
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Ralph’s owner Kroger Co. and Sara Lee parent Grupo Bimbo are all said to be in the running to buy up assets from liquidating Twinkies maker Hostess, according to a report this week. The companies, along with Midwest baked...
  • Kroger to buy Harris Teeter

    Kroger to buy Harris Teeter
    The Kroger Co. will buy Harris Teeter in a $2.5 billion deal, the company announced Tuesday. Both grocery chains have a presence in Hampton Roads. Right now, Kroger executives are not saying exactly how the merger will change either grocery brand. In a...
  • Kroger to merge with Harris Teeter

    Kroger to merge with Harris Teeter
    The Kroger Co. announced a definitive merger with Harris Teeter Tuesday. Under the agreement Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Harris Teeter for $49.38 per share in cash. Both grocery chains have a presence in the Hampton Roads region. ...
  • Wal-Mart, Humana reward healthy food purchases

    Wal-Mart, Humana reward healthy food purchases
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is joining with healthcare insurer Humana Inc to trim the cost of healthy foods for some customers. More than 1 million members of Humana's healthy rewards program will get a 5 percent credit...
  • Mother of suspect killed in attempted Kroger robbery files lawsuit

    Mother of suspect killed in attempted Kroger robbery files lawsuit
    The mother of a local man fatally shot during an attempted robbery at a Kroger store in December filed a lawsuit against the supermarket chain for the wrongful death of her son. Toni Atkinson filed the lawsuit against The Kroger Company on July 13 in an...
  • California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal

    California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal
    For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense. Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even...
  • Kroger discontinues sale of sprouts due to potential food safety risk

    Kroger discontinues sale of sprouts due to potential food safety risk
    The Kroger Co. announced the company will discontinue the sale of sprouts due to its potential food safety risk. The company announced last Friday they will cease the deliveries of sprouts to Kroger distribution centers and stores on Monday, Oct. 22....
  • Homeboy Industries pins hopes on chips and salsa

    Homeboy Industries pins hopes on chips and salsa
    The chips are falling into place for Homeboy Industries. The hottest-selling snack item at 256 Ralphs deli sections across Southern California in the first weeks of February wasn't pretzels, or cheese puffs, or pita or bagel crisps. According to the...
  • 'Pink slime's' Beef Products Inc.: Hard knock for a good company?

    'Pink slime's' Beef Products Inc.: Hard knock for a good company?
    Beef Products Inc. told the Associated Press on Monday that it’ll shut down operations at three of the four plants where it makes the meat product that critics have nastily taken to calling “pink slime.” But some food industry experts...
  • Southern California Food 4 Less workers authorize Kroger strike [Updated]

     
    Workers at Food 4 Less say they'll strike if Kroger doesn't give them better wages and benefits...
  • Ralphs supermarkets fined over pricing discrepancies

     
    Judge Gloria Trask on April 27 issued an injunction requiring all Ralphs and Food 4 Less stores in Riverside County to hire a “pricing integrity coordinator” for each store to ensure that information on store shelf tags was accurate....